There are 7 ways to get from Bergamo to Bern by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Brig  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...

$76 - $141

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergamo Autostazione to Milano Lampugnano Z301
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bern 417

$25 - $44

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Train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez Ec
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Bern 8 / ...

$66 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Bergamo to Bern 249.7 miles

$60 - $90

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$126 - $371

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Pioltello Limito
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern

$86 - $301

Train to Lugano, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Monza to Lugano
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$149 - $365

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The cheapest way to get from Bergamo to Bern is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bergamo to Bern is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bergamo to Bern. However, there are services departing from Bergamo Autostazione and arriving at Bern via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bergamo to Bern. However, there are services departing from Bergamo and arriving at Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Bergamo and Bern is 220 km. The road distance is 399.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bergamo to Bern without a car is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Bergamo to Bern, including transfers.

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Bergamo to Bern bus services, operated by Nord Est Trasporti, depart from Bergamo Autostazione station.

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Bergamo to Bern train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Bergamo station.

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The best way to get from Bergamo to Bern is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs 60€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bergamo to Bern.
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  • Distance: 137.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Bergamo, Italy and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bergamo to Bern via Milano Centrale and Brig in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bergamo to Bern via Milano Lampugnano and Milan, Milan in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Bergamo to Pioltello Limito
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
trenord.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Monza to Lugano
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Bern
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Bern
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Nord Est Trasporti
Phone
800 905150
Website
nordesttrasporti.it
Bus from Bergamo Autostazione to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nordesttrasporti.it
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Bergamo to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bern
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Bern P+R Neufeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
globtour.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Bergamo to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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Bergamo to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergamo to Bern is 400 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Bergamo to Bern.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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